Friends for 6 Decades Find out They are Brothers

By | 2018-02-16T16:57:07+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Friends for 6 Decades Find out They are Brothers By: Mindy Jensen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0nGBqNMAkME When I was a little girl, I had a dear friend that I wished was somehow my sister. So silly, right? We would pretend about it all the time. Can you imagine after 60 years, finding out that a friend from 6th [...]

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Turning off the Light

By | 2018-02-11T19:25:12+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Turning off the Light Placing my baby up for adoption By: Shannell Stewart // Birth Mom    I shannell Stewart, hereby voluntarily and irrevocably relinquish, permanently and completely, all of my parental rights and interests in the guardianship, custody, care and control of the female child born to me on  October 5, 2017 at 4:40pm." This [...]

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A Reunion 20 Years in the Making

By | 2018-01-29T18:45:20+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Reunion 20 Years in the Making By: Mindy Jensen   The BBC recently aired a short film about a young woman named Kati who was adopted by an American couple from China. In this film, she is traveling back to China to meet her biological parents. This is a reunion 20 years in the making [...]

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Strengthening Family Relationships During the Adoption Process

By | 2018-01-17T02:56:10+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Strengthening Family Relationships During the Adoption Process By: Krista Muir // Birth Mom   I want to start off by saying that I understand each adoption story is different. This is my story. It doesn’t mean it is wrong or right, it is just my experience. I share my story in hopes to give courage and [...]

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Giving Tuesday

By | 2017-11-28T18:03:56+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Giving Tuesday By: Paige Jensen Join the Global Movement At AdoptionLife.org, our mission is the provide a better life for those that come into our lives. With the start of this giving season, we want to remind you of the wonderful opportunities there are to serve people around the world. What is Giving Tuesday? #GivingTuesday is [...]

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The 4 Barriers to Adoption

By | 2017-11-22T20:32:23+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

The 4 Barriers to Adoption By: Kaylee Sutherin The journey to adoption can be a long, arduous road. Other times, it can be quick, and intense. However fast it happens, it can also be overwhelming, and while there is definitely joy in the journey, there are also barriers, stumbling blocks, and detours that seemingly pepper your [...]

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AdoptionLife.org Starts “Live” Information Panels

By | 2017-11-08T02:02:25+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Adoption Agency Hosts Information Panels on Facebook Live AdoptionLife.org is excited to announce that we will once again be hosting adoption panels-- and this time, we are focusing our efforts on involving more people. To be able to reach more of our audience across the U.S., as well as to be able to include many more [...]

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Adoption After Child Loss

By | 2017-11-08T02:05:16+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to Prepare for an Adoption Plan After Grieving the Loss of A Child By Lauren Madsen // Adoptive Mom   Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. I love the feeling of the crisp air on my skin, the smell of harvest in the air, the crunch of leaves beneath my boots and [...]

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7 Ways to Bond with Your New Baby

By | 2017-11-07T02:29:35+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Lauren Madsen // Adoptive Mom An Adoptive Mom's Advice on Bonding Most parents have nine months to bond and prepare for bringing their child into this world. For those who adopt, you may only have a few hours to prepare yourself for becoming a parent. It can be very difficult to bond with a biological [...]

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What Does Open Adoption Mean to Me?

By | 2017-11-07T02:30:17+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Birth Mother's Perspective on Open Adoption By Melinda Payne // Birth Mom Growing up, when I heard about a baby being placed for adoption, I automatically pictured that baby's birthmother as a drug addicted teen who didn't want anything to do with them. I viewed adoption as a cop out, or a way to shirk [...]

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